How do I find journal articles?

If you have a reference already to an article (e.g. you know the journal it was published in and the date, etc.), then you can find out if we have it at Leeds Beckett by either searching for the article title on Discover or by searching for the journal title on our Ejournals A-Z and then searching within that journal for the article, or browsing to the year, issue, etc.

If you don’t have a reference and you want to search for articles on your topic then you can do this by searching with keywords on Discover. You can then filter your results to Article as the 'Format' and if you want academic/scholarly articles you can also select Peer Reviewed as the 'Content Type'.

You can also search on other databases which have a wide selection of articles, often from journals within a specific subject area. To find out which databases are best for your subject, see your Subject Guide for recommendations. It is often a good idea to search for articles using a few different databases so that you are not missing out on research in your area.

You can find out more about searching for sources on the Skills for Learning Finding Information page.

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